EBC 2012 | Farewell at Rum Doodles

On Saturday, the Adventures Global team walked the last hour to Lukla in the rain. After hot showers, we met in the dining room for celebration drinks and a meal with our porters and guides. We thanked them for their assistance over the last two weeks and gave them...

EBC 2012 | A trip up Kala Pattar

After getting up at the early hour of 5 this morning, the team left for Kala Pattar by 6. It had snowed overnight, so it was cold to start off with, but the views were incredible. Watching the sun rise over Everest was a breathtaking experience. Besides the cold...

EBC 2012 | Easter in Gorak Shep

Soon after breakfast yesterday, the team left Dingboche and made our way to Dukla. It was a beautifully clear day and the surrounding mountains were covered with snow. We stopped for tea in Dukla and then climbed up the steep hill out of Dukla and made our way to...

EBC 2012 | Off to Lobuche

Todays trek takes the team through farmlands and meadows and the village of Duglha at 4620 metres. After climbing up to a viewpoint boasting some stone memorials to perished climbers, the trail drops and follows the valley to Lobuche. The sunset over Nuptse as seen...

EBC 2012 | Dingboche

Today the team take a little break, taking the opportunity to get in a short acclimatisation walk and some all-important laundry! Tomorrow they head into the upper reaches of the Khumbu Valley. Base Camp is looming closer as the excitement builds. We arrived in...